Delaware & Hudson Railroad

Delaware & Hudson Railroad (HMAIE)

Location: Lake George, NY 12845 Warren County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 25.108', W 73° 42.389'

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The arrival of the Delaware and Hudson Railroad at Lake George in 1882 had a significant impact on life in the region. Early vacationers often arrived in rail cars direct from New York City and Albany. While the rich and famous relaxed at lakeside resorts like the Fort William Henry Hotel there was no shortage of retreats for everyone. For many years, a track curved from the railroad station onto the nearby steamboat pier. In a few steps, rail travelers venturing farther up the lake could board the waiting sidewheelers, Sagamore and Horicon. This photo was taken only a few yards from where you are standing.

Sponsored by: Lake George Steamboat Company
Graphics from the Collection of James Shaughnessy
Erected by: Warren County Historical Society
Installed by: Troop #6, Boy Scouts of America, Twin Rivers Council
Placed ByWarren County Historical Society
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Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 5:49am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 604714 N 4808099
Decimal Degrees43.41846667, -73.70648333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 25.108', W 73° 42.389'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 25' 6.48" N, 73° 42' 23.34" W
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Area Code(s)518
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 75 County Rte 51, Lake George NY 12845, US
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